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Home Integration Trends LG TV display
Posted Jan 30 at 11:14 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
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As far as we’re concerned, home integration professionals have one of the toughest (and most exciting!) jobs out there. These folks don’t rest for a nanosecond; they’re constantly researching, traveling to shows, symposiums and conventions and meeting with vendors to ensure that they’re ready with the technologies when we are. We have nothing but respect for these professionals who are always...
High end flooring traditional Oriental Rugs
Posted Jan 27 at 1:16 PM in Shopping, Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Oriental Rugs are not just any eye-catching rug you snag from the sales rack. These centerpieces hold precise elegance with unique characteristics that immediately draw the eye in any room one is placed. There are a handful of reasons for owning one of these exclusive hand knotted treasures. We’ve heard from the experts at Gregorian Oriental Rugs, a family owned business that continues to follow...
Pantone Color of the Year Home Design Trends
Posted Jan 12 at 3:51 PM in Events, Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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2017 is the year for new beginnings. PANTONE Color Institute symbolizes these changes in choosing the Color of the Year, Greenery. PANTONE Color of the Year is a symbolic color selection of what the experts see taking place in the global culture throughout the year that brings a specific expression of mood and an attitude. PANTONE Greenery is the neutral color of nature and is versatile in...
Custom Closets
Posted Jan 5 at 10:55 AM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Did you finally come up with a New Year's Resolution that will actually enable you to organize yourself? Take a moment to daydream how much easier your life would be if the closets in your home were created and customized to your lifestyle. The Closet Factory of Boston can provide you with that dream come true: custom closets fit for your clothing needs. Having a functional closet has become...
Damaged Furniture Restoration New England
Posted Dec 27 at 10:46 AM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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As New Englanders, we know that the weather does not treat us the best during this time of year. Water damage can cause harm to your valuables due to roof leaks and pipe bursts. 1 in 55 insured homes has property damage claim caused by water damage or freezing each year. The experts at Trefler’s are assured to restore your items damaged by water and ice. They will work with insurance companies...
Holiday House Tour Home Decor
Posted Dec 21 at 11:43 AM in Events, Inspiring Projects, Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Every year, the Concord Museum reaches out to designers in the Boston Area to decorate stately Concord homes for the holidays. Tickets are sold to the public and the proceeds benefit the Educational Program at the Museum. This year, on December 3rd, there were 950 attendees. Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B. Design Inc. decorated a 1900 Arts and crafts home. She created a rustic and organic...
Holiday Gift Ideas for Art Lovers
Posted Dec 19 at 12:15 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
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We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present! (Image above: Drifting, Anna Cincaide, Eisenhauer Gallery)The alluring work of painter (and Cary Grant aficionado) Anna Kinkaide speaks to the breadth of The Eisenhauer Gallery. The artist’s experience in interior design and fascination with old...
wooden dog bed holiday gift
Posted Dec 16 at 12:39 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
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We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present! You didn’t forget Fido, did you? Tung Q Huynh of Nexconcept Design lets you pamper your smaller-set pooch with the Pumba doghouse. This custom-made pyramid, named for his Shih Tzu, is crafted in walnut and Plexiglas with a lovely plush pillow. These...
Home table setting decor gifts
Posted Dec 15 at 2:25 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
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We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present!​ (Pictured above: Vietri Old St. Nick High - Surroundings Home) It’s a pleasure to set the table when the fine plates and platters of Vietri are being served up. The Italian maker, known for its handcrafted pieces that enhance gatherings great and...
Holiday Gifts for Hosts
Posted Dec 13 at 4:08 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
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We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present!​ Shimmering cream glaze bowls by California ceramicist Antonia Campanella are among Artefact Home | Garden’s selective treasures. Hand pinched and glazed, these “fancy bowls” with their glinting golden O’s make a shining addition to any table....

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